254 new coronavirus instances take state tally previous 10Okay; state studies Eight new fatalities


Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 19

Punjab’s coronavirus instances crossed the 10,000 mark on Sunday, reporting 254 new instances and eight deaths, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed.

Ludhiana (76), Jalandhar (60), Patiala (40), Amritsar (28) and SAS Nagar (25) accounted for 90 per cent of Punjab’s Sunday instances, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed.

Ludhiana additionally accounted for 4 of Punjab’s eight fatalities on Sunday. Hoshiarpur, Amritsar and SAS Nagar reported a loss of life every, making up the remainder of Sunday’s loss of life rely for Punjab.

Punjab’s case tally now stands at 10,100 with 254 deaths.

Ferozepur (13), Sangrur (12), Pathakot (7), SBS Nagar (7), Tarn Taran (7), Fatehgarh Sahib (5), Fazilka (5), Moga (5), Faridkot (4), Mansa (4), Kapurthala (4),  Gurdaspur (3), Muktsar (2), Hoshairpur (1), Ropar (1), and Barnala (1) all reported new instances on Sunday.

Thirty-seven of Ludhiana’s 76 had been contacts of beforehand recognized instances, 11 had been categorised as ILI (influenza-like sickness), 9 had been new instances with no contact or journey historical past, three had been OPD instances, 5 had been healthcare employees and one was an individual who simply returned from overseas. The bulletin mentioned the state was nonetheless collating knowledge for the remainder of the instances from the district.

Nine of Jalandhar’s 60 had been contacts of already recognized instances and one was a brand new case.

Fourteen of Amritsar’s instances had been contacts, two had been policemen, 5 had been labeled as ILI, 5 had been new instances and two had been home travellers.

Of SAS Nagar’s 28, three had been policemen, three had been contacts, one was a healthcare employee, seven had been labeled as ILI, three had been OPD instances, and 5 had been new instances.

 District-wise breakup of instances now stands thus: Ludhiana (1863), Jalandhar (1676), Amritsar (1253), Patiala (921), Sangrur (733), SAS Nagar (541), Gurdaspur (310), Pathankot (275), SBS Nagar (265), Hoshiarpur (260),Tarn Taran (229), Ferozepur (228), Fatehgarh Sahib (201), Faridkot (200), Moga (199), Muktsar (172), Bathinda (177), Kapurthala (153), Ropar (159), Fazilka (154), Barnala (80), and Mansa (71).

Death toll stands thus: Ludhiana (46), Jalandhar (33), Amritsar (64),  Sangrur (21), Patiala (15), Hoshiarpur (10), Gurdaspur (10), Pathankot (9), SAS Nagar (11), Hoshiarpur (8), Tarn Taran (6), Kapurthala (8), Bathinda (4), Moga (4), Ferozepur (4), Fatehgarh Sahib (2),  Muktsar (1), Barnala (2), SBS Nagar (2),and Ropar (1).

Punjab has been seeing a gradual rise in coronavirus instances prior to now two months. June and July collectively account for 7,837 cases—that is, over 77 per cent of the state’s instances.

The state has reported 4,532 instances in July alone.

Three districts—Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar—account for 47 per cent of the state’s instances and 56 per cent of its deaths.  

The state has 3,311 lively instances, the bulletin exhibits. Sixty-three individuals are on oxygen help and 10 individuals are essential and on ventilator help.



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